Man armed with machete robs two more people in Logan Square, Belmont Gardens

CHICAGO (CBS) – A person armed with a machete robs two more people in the Belmont Gardens and Logan Square neighborhoods Saturday evening. The robberies occurred after Chicago Police issued an alert of comparable robberies over the previous week. 

Police mentioned round 8:20 p.m., a lady, 44, was strolling on the 3000 block of North Christiana when an unknown man approached her from behind. The offender acquired the sufferer’s consideration by talking earlier than demanding the sufferer’s personal property. 

The offender eliminated personal objects from the sufferer’s possession and fled the scene, police mentioned.

Less than an hour later, round 8:52 p.m., a 28-year-old lady was crossing the road with a 7-month-old boy, on the 4100 block of West Wellington, when a silver sedan almost hit her. The driver of the car apologized earlier than driving away.

The lady and little one entered a close-by alley when the motive force reversed the car and entered the alley the place the victims had been. The offender then exited the automobile and whereas waving a pointy object demanded her property, police mentioned.

The offender then re-entered the car and fled the scene.

CPD on Saturday issued an alert to neighborhood members in the Avondale, Logan Square, and Irving Park areas of current armed robberies involving a person with a machete.

The offender is described as a White Hispanic male between 25-30 years of age, 5’04”- 5’06”, 150lbs, and has a lightweight complexion and curly coiffure. It can also be believed {that a} second offender was driving the car throughout one of many robberies. 

Police are asking anybody with info to contact Area Five detectives at 312-746-7394.

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